COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has presented 32 wastewater treatment facilities across the state the 2013 Facility Award of Excellence, the agency announced today.
"The Facility Award of Excellence recognizes those facilities that are striving to meet or exceed customers' expectations in environmental protection," said David Wilson, bureau chief in DHEC'S Bureau of Water. "All facilities that have aNational Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)or a No Discharge (ND) permit were eligible to submit an application for this award."
Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority
Cherry Point WRF/REUSE; Hardeeville Church Road; Palm Key WWTP; Palmetto Bluff WWTP; Point South WWTP; Port Royal WRF
Berkeley County Water and Sanitation
Lower Berkeley WWTP
City of Camden
Easley Combined Utilities
Georges Creek Lagoon; Golden Creek Lagoon; Middle Branch WWTP
Georgetown Water & Sewer District
Greenwood Metro District
West Alexander WWTP; Wilson Creek WWTP
Mount Pleasant Waterworks
Center Street WWTP; Rifle Range Road WWTP
Renewable Water Resources (REWA)
Durbin Creek; Georges Creek WWTP; Gilder Creek WWTP; Lower Reedy River WWTP; Marietta WWTP; Mauldin Road WWTP; Pelham WWTP; Piedmont WWTP
Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District
Clifton WWTP; Cowpens/Pacolet River WWTP; Fairforest WWTP; Fingerville WWTP; Lower North Tyger River WWTP; Pacolet Mills WWTP; Page Creek WWTP; South Tyger River WWTP
The awards were presented on Tuesday, March 12, at the 2014 S.C. Environmental Conference.
For more information about NPDES permitted wastewater treatment facilities, visit:http://www.scdhec.gov/Environment/water/npdespage.htm
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